Grief Counseling Resources
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The Tears Foundation*
The TEARS Foundation seeks to compassionately lift a financial burden from families who have lost a child by providing funds to assist with the cost of burial or cremation services.
The Luca John Foundation*
Providing financial and emotional assistance to grieving families in need is one of the Foundation’s primary directives. As a matter of fact, we are the only national charity to offer bereavement support and burial financial assistance. The Luca John Foundation to cover funeral costs and funds Skeletal Dysplasia research.
Helping Kids Grieve*
Coping with the death of a loved one brings enormous challenges for the whole family. Grieving may never completely end, but working through the difficult feelings can become easier with time. Through support, open conversations, and finding ways to keep the person’s memory alive, families can begin healing together.
Books About Death For Children*
Stories help children better understand death and cope with their feelings. Age-appropriate books allow children to identify with characters in similar situations and to learn ways of thinking and talking about death and grief. Reading together provides an opportunity for parent and child to share their feelings about loss.
Reflecting On Memories
365 Days of Continual Grief Support. This is a website for e-Bereavement help and interactive grief videos, 365 daily email affirmations that can help push away the clouds of grief. You can even watch a custom cinematic video on your loved one's own personal webpage or link to their live funeral webcast where you can watch in real time right on their webpage. We can link with Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and over 300 social media websites with the click of a button.
AARP Grief and Loss
The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) website contains a Grief & Loss section with grief-related articles and information.
Survivors of Suicide
The Survivors of Suicide web site is an independently owned and operated web site and is in no way associated with any specific group, organization or religious affiliation. The purpose of the Survivors Of Suicide web site is to help those who have lost a loved one to suicide resolve their grief and pain in their own personal way. The grief that survivors of suicide experience is unique. The questions often left behind are at times unbearable.
A leading provider of information and inspiration in the areas of illness and dying, loss and grief, healthy caregiving, life transition, and spirituality.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s website provides a host of information and resources for people facing a life-limiting illness or injury and their caregivers.
Growth House is an award-winning website that offers international resources for life-threatening illnesses and end of life care. The site features hypertext topic pages that explain major issues across the spectrum of hospice and home care, palliative care, pain management, grief, death with dignity, and quality improvement. It also offers disease-specific guides, an online bookstore, and even their own radio station.
GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. GriefShare seminars and support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help. You’ll gain access to valuable GriefShare resources to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life.
The first interactive grief website on the internet, offers discussion boards, articles, book suggestions, and advice for men and women working through every aspect of grief. The site’s founder, Tom Golden LCSW, has provided book excerpts and contact information to help those healing from loss.
Willowgreen offers support and information for those dealing with life transition & aging, illness & caregiving, loss & grief, and hope & spirituality. The site offers advice, products, and inspirational materials.